Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Boser vs Latifi?
Ilir Latifi beat Tanner Boser by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 28, on Saturday 5th June 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ilir Latifi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Boser vs Latifi stats
Tanner Boser stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Ilir Latifi made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Boser had a slight advantage in power over Latifi, with a 53% knock out percentage over Latifi's 43%.
Tanner Boser was the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.
Boser had a height advantage of 4 inches over Latifi. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Boser was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 4 months later than Latifi, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 73 to Latifi's 44.
Boser vs Latifi form
Ilir Latifi had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Corey Anderson at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Ovince St. Preux at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando.
He had beat Tyson Pedro at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Latifi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.